5 Nigerians in court on June 22 for allegedly stealing billions

5 Nigerians in court on June 22 for allegedly stealing billions

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, several Nigerians are in courts across the country on corruption charges, for amounts going into billions of naira.

NAIJ.com gathered that there are at least 5 corruption cases in court according to a list and infographic published by TransparencITng.

Below is a list of the cases in court, the amounts involved and the judges:

1. Alex Badeh

Alex Badeh, ex-defence chief, is facing a N3.9bn money laundering charge by the EFCC. The case is to be heard by Justice Okon Abang at the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja.

2. Murtala Salisu

Murtala Salisu, the acting director of the Gombe state university, and two others are being arraigned by the EFCC for misappropriating N19 million before Justice B. L. Illiya at the Gombe High court.

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3. Jide Omokore

Jide Omokore, a businessman, and five others have been arraigned by the EFCC for $1.6bn money laundering.

The case is to be heard by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba at Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja.

4. Prof Benjamin Ogunmbodede

Prof. Benjamin Ogunmbodede, the ex-director of the IART, is being arraigned by the EFCC alongside 12 others for a N115m scam.

Justice N. Ayo-Emmanuel will be hearing the case at Federal High Court, Ibadan.

READ ALSO: No N3 billion spent on Kaduna state drainage works - El-Rufai

5. Dr Okechukwu Udenze

For awarding a contract without approval and cash backing, Dr Udenze and 7 others are being arraigned by the ICPC before Justice Peter Umeadi at the State High Court, Awka, Anambra.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that Stella Oduah, the senator representing Anambra North in the Senate has been invited by the EFCC for questioning over the N255 million bulletproof car purchase scandal.

The former minister of Aviation under President Goodluck Jonathan would be grilled about her role in the controversial purchase of bulletproof cars.

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